Journey with Edna and she discovers the Chinese Orthodox church and the concept of Christ as the eternal Tao.
How do we give comfort and real help to our loved ones who are depressed or might be struggling with suicidal thoughts? Edna encourages us to strive, pray, be present, and seek professional help for those we love who suffer from depression.
Wouldn’t it be great if a creative yet grounded Orthodox Christian wrote epic fantasy novels which could reach a modern audience, inspire heroism, and explore beautiful deep truths without being contrived or preachy? Edna reviews Nicholas Kotar's epic fantasy books which just might be what we're looking for.
In this review, Edna offers an Orthodox woman's perspective on the movie Unplanned. Unplanned is the true story of Abby Johnson, a young Planned Parenthood clinic director who experiences a complete change of heart when she sees an ultrasound image of an abortion and ultimately becomes a pro-life activist. Unplanned is currently playing in theaters.
After participating in a prayer vigil at an abortion clinic, Edna reflects on her experience and offers encouragement for how we as Orthodox Christians can also join the movement.
Jacob discusses the cultural relevance of Jordan Peterson and the potential benefits and detriments that has for Orthodox Christianity.
Edna challenges our ideas about fasting with a little known fact: some celebrities fast and it’s pretty cool.
This week, Paula writes about what to do when someone hurts you deeply by misunderstanding you. Through the words of Elder Thaddeus, she reminds us that in humility and compassion we do not hide from our Lord but we run to Him.
Through the experience of a struggling young man, Paula challenges us to get out of our heads to break destructive thoughts in order to transform our lives.
In her new series, Dare to Search Inward, Paula writes about giving up “perfectionism” for “brokenness”and what we are missing by being engulfed in the traps of “perfectionism”.
What does it mean for us to be human beings? Jacob discuses what it means to be human from a patristic and scriptural perspective.
Why do Orthodox Christians go to such lengths to observe Holy Week with multiple services per day? Join Jacob as he discusses our participation in the death and resurrection of Christ during Holy Week.
Reflecting on his experiences talking with controversial college campus preachers and the Orthodox celebration of Pascha, Jacob discusses what implications Christ’s descent into hell has for our modern culture.